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McConachie is Wrangell’s new mayor

Don McConachie is Wrangell’s new mayor. The final ballot count puts him ahead of David Jack by only two votes. But for a while, he thought he had lost. KSTK’s Ariel Van Cleave explains.

Wrangell’s Canvass Board is counting absentee ballots for the final count in the borough’s election.

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